SECTION 298 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings



Description of IPC Section 298

According to section 298 of Indian penal code, Whoever, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person, utters any word or makes any sound in the hearing of that person or makes any gesture in the sight of that person or places any object in the sight of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feelings


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 298


What offence is defined under IPC 298?

IPC 298 Offence: Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feelings.


What is the punishment for IPC 298 Case?

The punishment for IPC 298 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 298 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 298 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 298 offence?

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Is IPC 298 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 298 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 298 be tried?

IPC 298 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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